Flag of Alderney

Alderney Flag

Flag of Alderney - Description of the Alderney Flag

Alderney is the third largest of the Channel Islands

According to Ancient and Heraldic traditions much symbolism is associated with colors. The colors on the Alderney flag represent the following:

White - peace and honesty

Red - hardiness, bravery, strength & valour

The basic style shown in the picture of the Alderney flag is described as - Cross & Emblem -reflecting the central design of the flag pattern

All Flag pictures depict flags flying, from the viewer's point of view, from left to right

The shape and flag ratio of the Alderney flag is described as 1:2 ( length twice the height )

The emblem on the Alderney flag pictures the island arms which appear in the middle of the flag

The arms consist of a lion rampant bearing a sprig. The lion has a tongue, a sprighty tail and a crowned head

The Meaning & History of the Alderney Flag - The Alderney flag, like the other Channel Islands, includes the Cross of St George of England

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